Safe Surfer supports filtering via secure DNS on mobile and desktop Google Chrome browsers. This is a good option for individuals who need an easy alternative solution to use Safe Surfer without having to change the DNS servers on your device.

To get started, you will need to generate a custom link for Google Chrome to use. Click this link to go to the Safe Surfer dashboard and generate a new Chrome "device" listing. Copy the DoH link we generated for you. This will be the link you will paste into the Provider URL text box in Google Chrome later on.



These links point Google Chrome to our servers. Our servers know the account associated with this link. This enables us to apply filtering and other custom filter settings for you.

If you do not have Google Chrome installed, you can download it here:

Desktop: https://www.google.com/chrome/

Mobile: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.android.chrome

1. Configure secure DNS on Google Chrome 🔧

Mobile:

Open Google Chrome and tap the menu icon at the top right.

Menu icon

Tap the Settings button

Settings menu button

Under Basics, tap Privacy

Privacy menu button

Tap the Use secure DNS menu

Secure DNS menu button

Ensure the Use secure DNS toggle is enabled. Select the Choose another provider option. In the Provider URL text box, paste the URI link you copied earlier from the Safe Surfer dashboard.

Use secure DNS options (Google Chrome mobile)

Once you have performed the above steps for mobile, your Google Chrome browser should now be protected with Safe Surfer. You can check your browser status by visiting the Safe Surfer website.

You are protected widget

Desktop:

Open Google Chrome and click the menu icon at the top right.

Menu icon

Click Settings

Settings button

Scroll down to the Privacy and security section. Click the Security menu.

Security menu button

Scroll down to the Advanced section. Ensure the Use secure DNS toggle is enabled. Select the With <Custom> option. Paste the URI link you copied earlier from the Safe Surfer dashboard into the text box below.

Use secure DNS options (Google Chrome desktop)

2. Protection complete

Once you have enabled Secure DNS in Chrome, it should now be protected with Safe Surfer. If you visit our website on a protected device, you should see the following widget at the top of the home page:

Protection is now working
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